NEST 2018 PATTERN & SYLLABUS
NATIONAL LEVEL OFFLINE TEST
NEST 2018 Exam Pattern will be decided by National Institute of Science Education and Research (NISER) and all details will be published at the official site.
NEST is the popular name for National Entrance Screening Test conducted by National Institute of Science Education and Research (NISER) and University of Mumbai-Department of Atomic Energy Center for Excellence in Basic Sciences (UM-DAE CEBS) for admission into post graduate science courses.
The table given below gives us an idea about the NEST examination.
|Exam Pattern Highlights|
|Name of the exam||NEST 2018|
|Mode of the exam||Pen and Paper based (offline) exam|
|Number of Papers||1|
|Number of Sections||5|
|Name of the Subjects||General Ability, Physics, Chemistry, Maths, and Biology|
|Type of Questions||Multiple Choice Questions (objective type)|
|Number of Questions||230 (180 marks –Maximum)|
|Duration of the exam||180 Minutes (3 hours)|
|Language of the exam||English|
The sections in NEST question paper have different weightage. Let’s look at the paper details:
|Section||Number of questions|
Questions in the NEST Exam are designed to check the analytic and understanding ability of the candidate in a subject.
Marking scheme of NEST 2018 differs according to the sections. Also it depends on the type of questions.
There are five subjects to focus on for NEST 2018- General Ability, Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics and Chemistry. Detailed syllabus for each subject is given below.
|12th Standard topics at a glance|
|Electromagnetic Induction||Modern Physics||X Rays|
|Ray Optics||Wave Optics||Semiconductors|
|Mole Concept||Atomic Structure||Chemical Bonding|
|Thermodynamics||Chemical Kinetics||Solid State|
|Hydrogen Element||Periodic Table||s-block Elements|
|p-block Elements||d-block Elements||f-block Elements|
|Coordination Compounds||Metallurgy||Metals and Non Metals|
|Biotechnology||Humans and Environment||Genetics|
|Evolution||Biology of Animal Systems||Reproduction|
|Ecology||Biology of Plant Systems||Anatomy|
|Human Health and Diseases||Ecosystems||Physiology|
Here are some preparation books for candidates appearing for NEST 2018
|1.||Problems in Physics||A.A Pinsky|
|2.||Practice Problems in Physics for Engineering and Medical Entrance Exams||S. Mishra|
|3.||An Objective Approach to Organic Chemistry||R.K. Gupta|
|4.||Higher Algebra||Hall and Knight|
The following instructions maybe helpful for candidates on exam day:
*The article might have information for the previous academic years, which will be updated soon subject to the notification issued by the University/College
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